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Remarks of Former Ambassador Shapiro 100th Anniversary of the Joint Distribution Committee

Mayor Nir Barkat, JDC Board Member Andy Tisch, Alan Gill, Arnon Yossi; JDC President Penny Blumenstein, Members of the JDC Mission, guests. It is a privilege to welcome so many of you to Israel and join a long list of deeply appreciative individuals, who have recognized the truly remarkable contribution that the JDC has made ...
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Remarks of Former Ambassador Shapiro & Ms. Julie Fisher 70th Commemorative Performance of “Brundibár”

Ms. Fisher:  Before Dan gives his official greetings, I would like to take a moment to personally thank Frannie for inviting the US Embassy to be a part of this project. It was a pleasure to serve on her committee. I have known Frannie for several years. She was my daughter’s beloved music teacher in ...
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A Special Event This Evening: A Performance of the Children’s Opera “Brundibar”

אירוע מיוחד התקיים הערב: הצגה של אופרת ילדים “ברונדיבר”, שהוצגה לראשונה במחנה הריכוז תריזן בשואה. תלמידים מבית הספר האמריקאי-הבינלאומי באבן יהודה הציגו באופן מדהים בפני קהל שכלל ניצולי השואה, וביניהם מציגים מההצגה המקורית. כל הכבוד למציגים ולמורת המוסיקה פרני גולדשטיין על יוזמתה, ותודות מיוחדות לשר החינוך הרב שי פירון שכיבד אותנו בנוכחותו. אני גם מודה לרעייתי ...
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Remarks of Former Ambassador Shapiro Opening Session of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations Inbal Hotel, Jerusalem

Chairman Robert Sugarman; Vice Chairman Malcolm Hoenlein; good evening everyone, and bruchim haba’im.  I’ve met with many of you in the United States over the past year – so even though I’m not the one with jetlag this time, I appreciate the distances you’ve come to be here at this very important gathering – and ...
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